I graduated in Medicine from Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo-Mozambique (1992). Thereafter, I was awarded a Master in Public Health Sciences with emphasis in Demography at Karolinska Institutet (1999) and a PhD in Epidemiology from Karolinska Institute (2004). Currently I am a Professor of Public Health Sciences and Epidemiology and the research leader of the “Social Epidemiology, Population Health and Violence” (SEPHV) research group/network.
Poverty and health in different contexts- social inequalities in child mortality in Mozambique and 19th Century Stockholm . Karolinska Institute/CHESS.
2014 - Professor of Public Health Sciences, University of Gävle, Sweden
2013 - Professor of Public Health Sciences, Mid-Sweden University, Sweden
2011 - Associate Professor of Social Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences, Karolinska Institute, Sweden
2011 - Associate Professor of Public Health, Department of Health Sciences Mid-Sweden University, Sweden
2015 - af. Professor of Epidemiology, Epidemiology Unit-ISPUP, University of Porto Medical School.
2012-2013 - Senior Lecturer in Public Health Epidemiology, Department of Health Sciences, Mid Sweden University, Sweden
2010-2014 - Senior Lecturer in Public Health Sciences, Department of Occupational and Public Health Sciences, University of Gävle, Sweden
2011 - Guest Researcher, Department of Psychology Mid-Sweden University, Sweden
2007-2010 - Epidemiologist, Division of Social Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences; Karolinska Institutet, (Research Group Health and Safety Promotion; sub Section Violence and Determinants of Health)
2005-2007 - Epidemiologist, Division of Social Medicine, Department of Public Health Sciences; Karolinska Institutet, (Research Group Health Equity and Policy Analysis)
1998 to date - Associate Professor, Faculty of Medicine, Eduardo Mondlane University, Faculty of Medicine, Mozambique
1992-1996 - Clinical Director, Malhangalene Health Centre, Ministry of Health, Maputo, Mozambique
1992 - Senior lecturer Public Health and Epidemiology, Department of Community Health, Eduardo Mondlane University, Maputo, Mozambique
Member of the editorial board
Supervision of PhD Students
Completed: Ismail Yahaya (MIUN 2014); Bahareh Eslami (MIUN2013); Diego Arturo
Sarastri- (Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia 2015)
Elias Militao, MSc Biotechnology. Thesis title: Food Insecurity Among Mozambican Workers: A social Epidemiologic Approach (MIUN)
-Afroza Begum, M Public Health. Thesis title: Suicide Ideation among Adolescents in Rural Bangladesh (MIUN)
-Elena Ahmadi, MSc Economics: Thesis title: Leadership Behaviour, Working Environment and Health in Award-winning Companies – a Manager and Subordinate Perspective (HiG).